To Understand Christianity; You have to understand the origin of man, Genesis 1:27 To understand the purpose of man. Ephesians 5:1 To understand the fall of man. Genisis 3 To understand the redemption of man. John 3:16-17 To understand the hope for man. John 6:40 To understand the judgment of man. Matthew 25 Steven…… Continue reading From Origin to Redemption – Understanding Christianity
Investment vs. Spending Probably one of the more lighthearted scenes from the movie Robocop (1987) is a scene with this guy who had the tagline is, ‘I’d buy that for a dollar.’ He just says it over and over to ad nauseam. He looks appears to be sweating, hyperventilating and quite possibly had too much…… Continue reading The Consumer Christian – When our Consumer Mind and Christ Meet.
My Toy Truck When I was very young. I watched my grandfather make this wooden truck, my eyes were wide open to every move he made. I’d never seen anyone make a toy car from wood before. I watched as he cut out the frame with the band saw. That saw was very sharp but…… Continue reading My Toy Truck
The Christian Selfie I Love Me! Look at Me! As followers of the Christ, what are we to say about selfies? Jesus tells us “Happy are people who are humble, because they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5 So what about Selfies? Why do we do it? Is it a way we share, or is…… Continue reading The Christian Selfie – As followers of the Christ, what are we to say about selfies?
I recently received an invitation to a church in our area. It was a very nice postcard that told me a lot of info about the church. It even had a little map of where the church is located. And then I saw it, the part that read, ‘Bring this card for a free gift.’ …… Continue reading It is God who adds to the church, not church marketing
So I was calling around to find someone to mow my lawn, and everywhere I looked, it was the same company. I looked in the phone book, the internet, Angie’s List, everywhere everywhere, it was the same company. So I reluctantly called the company and left a message. After 8 days, they called me back…… Continue reading Grass
As I crawled over the human waste laying on the ground it was all I could do to drag the jackhammer. My boss was explaining where I needed to put the 70 lb jackhammer, which was at the base of the chimney. It was so tight under the house I had to lay flat on…… Continue reading Jack hammers and sewage- ‘working jobs that noone else wants to?’
Do you worship your church leadership? Don’t think so? Here’s how to find out. When Lebron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010, the residents of Cleveland didn’t react well. There were riots over Lebron leaving the town and even a man set himself on fire with Lebron’s jersey on. After all, Lebron promised Cleveland…… Continue reading The Cult of Church Worship